"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
1 cup combination diced dried fruit, such as prunes, apricots, pears and apples 1/2 cup raisins and/or dried cherries or cranberries 1 1/2 cups unsalted sunflower seeds 1 cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts (or honey-roasted peanuts, chopped walnuts or unsalted almonds)
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